Razer Announces Improved Blade Gaming Notebook And Its Now Less Expensive


Razer today announced its new Razer Blade gaming laptop with improved spec across the board from its predecessor, and more affordable than ever before.

The new Razer Blade laptop is powered by the latest 6th generation Intel Core i7 quad-core processor, an NVIDIA GeForce GTX 970M GPU with 6 GB of VRAM, PCIe SSD technology for up to three times faster speeds than traditional solid-state drives, 16 GB of DDR4 dual-channel RAM and Wireless AC. Also, all the models come with 3200×1800 QHD+ display and weighs just 4.25 pounds.

The Razer Blade is also equipped with individually backlit RGB keys powered by Razer’s Chroma technology. Previously at $2,399 for a QHD+ display, the new Razer Blade now starts at $1,999 for 256GB model and $2199 for 512GB model. Pre-orders for the Razer Blade will start today on RazerStore.com and the laptops will be shipped in April.

 Product specs:

  • Intel® Core i7-6700HQ Quad-Core Processor (2.6 GHz / 3.5 GHz)
  • NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX™ 970M (6 GB GDDR5 VRAM)
  • 16 GB Systems Memory (DDR4, 2133 MHz)
  • Windows® 10 64-bit
  • 256 GB / 512 GB SSD (PCIe M.2) options
  • 14.0-in. IGZO QHD+ 16:9 Ratio, 3200×1800, with LED backlight, capacitive multi-touch
  • Anti-ghosting keyboard with per-key lighting Powered by Chroma
  • Killer™ Wireless-AC 1535 (802.11a/b/g/n/ac + Bluetooth® 4.1)
  • Thunderbolt™ 3 (USB-C™)
  • USB 3.0 port x3 (SuperSpeed)
  • HDMI 1.4b video and audio output
  • 3.5 mm headphone/microphone combo port
  • Built-in webcam (2.0 MP)
  • Built-in stereo speakers
  • Array microphone
  • Dolby® Digital Plus Home Theater Edition
  • 7.1 Codec support (via HDMI)
  • Trusted Platform Module (TPM 2.0) security chip embedded
  • Razer Synapse enabled with programmable keyboard, trackpad, backlighting, and fan control
  • Kensington™ security slot
  • Compact 165 W power adapter
  • Built-in 70 Wh rechargeable lithium-ion polymer battery
  • Approx. Size: 0.70 in. / 17.9 mm (Height) x 13.6 in. / 345 mm (Width) x 9.3 in. / 235 mm (Depth)
  • Approx. Weight: 4.25 lbs. / 1.93 kg